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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 12, 2019  

EU to boost measures to protect trade after WTO impasse

A proposal to change some EU trade rules will enable it to act even when the WTO can’t give a final ruling.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 10, 2019  

World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court

Risks rising protectionism as countries could use tariffs and other sanctions to limit imports.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 4, 2019  

Canada OK with EU plan to help WTO deal with Trump disruption: Carr

Alternative arbitration process would mirror the function of the Appellate Body.

News Manufacturing Economy General
April 2, 2019  

World trade forecasts slashed again amid US China standoff

Downgrade from 3.7% World Trade Organization forecast issued in September.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 27, 2018  

WTO cuts trade growth forecast to 3.9% for 2018

Trade body predicts a further slowing of growth in volume terms to 3.7% in 2019.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
July 6, 2018  

WTO rules in Canada’s favour on dispute with US on glossy paper duties

Found the US Department of Commerce acted inconsistently with trade rules.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 28, 2017  

Canada takes its softwood lumber complaint to the WTO

This step prepares the way to establishing a panel for litigating the dispute.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
April 12, 2017  

WTO predicts uptick in global trade despite uncertainty related to US protectionism

Trade body projects trade growth of 2.4% this year, up from 1.3% in 2016.

News Manufacturing Metals Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
March 31, 2017  

EU should consider trade complaint in US steel spat, German foreign minister says

German official says the US calculations contradicted WTO rules and were intended to protect US steelmakers.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
December 20, 2016  

Bombardier says Brazil trade complaint against Canada is without merit

Challenge alleges the aerospace giant received financial help that affected market conditions.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
November 28, 2016  

Boeing was offered illegal tax breaks in US, trade body says

WTO finds support Washington state promised to Boeing from 2024 to 2040 amounts to “prohibited” subsidies.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 30, 2015  

WTO cuts trade forecast for in 2015

This year it’s 0.5%; global trade to rise 2.8%.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
July 29, 2015  

Taiwan, Thailand join deal to end tariffs on over 200 tech products

Annual trade in the 201 products covered by the deal is valued at over $1.3 trillion.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing Economy General Production
July 24, 2015  

Trade deal ends tariffs on more than 200 tech products

Updated WTO accord covers products that generate $1 trillion in annual global revenue.

News Minerals Business Operations Operations Technology
November 1, 2013  

WTO said to reject Beijing’s rare earths controls

China opposes release of interim report; media reports say it sides with US, EU and Japan.